Headship application for Greenford High School


Closing Date for application: Monday 28th January 2019

Salary: L34-L47 Inner London (£97,459 -£130,000)

Starting Date: 1st September 2019

This is an exciting opportunity to become the Headteacher of a highly successful, outstanding, oversubscribed, mixed, multi-cultural, non-selective high school in West London. We are in the top 120 schools nationally according to the GCSE Progress 8 measure and for 10 years we have been, at the very least, in the top 5% of schools.  The school is based in Southall and covers a large site with modern facilities.  The current Headteacher is retiring and the Governors are looking for a new Headteacher with strong values, great drive and a clear vision for the school’s future.

  • Greenford High School has a long history of offering excellent CPD programmes, collaboration with other schools, personalised coaching and an outstanding record of career progression and promotion. The school is also a key member of the Ealing Teaching School Alliance.
  • We have a great record of developing NQTs, training over 30 student teachers each year and partnering Teach First in hosting and delivering CPD for their teachers
  • A vibrant, flourishing Post 16 Centre of 530 students, with many A Level classes
  • Friendly, dynamic and enthusiastic colleagues
  • Excellent modern facilities and interactive technology in a well-resourced, new school, including a new KS3 building which opened in 2018

Greenford High School is:

  • A Foundation school located in the London Borough of Ealing
  • A successful non-selective (11-18) school
  • Popular and oversubscribed with nearly 1800 pupils and over 500 in the sixth form
  • Housed in modern campus style buildings

 We have:

  • Consistently good examination results at KS4 and Post 16
  • Innovative pastoral support for students
  • Talented and dedicated teaching and support staff
  • A committed and experienced governing board

 Governors are seeking a new leader who will:

  • Has a proven track record as a Headteacher or as an experienced Deputy Headteacher
  • Share the vision to build on current success
  • Be committed to non-selective education within the community
  • Focus on pupils’ aspirations and individual learning
  • Enable our diverse pupils to aim for university places and apprenticeships
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Greenford High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will undergo reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please note:

  • Applications will only be accepted on the school application form; CVs and other forms are not acceptable
  • Our application pack is available via the school website or from Dawn Druce – see below
  • Interviews will be conducted on Thursday 7th February 2019. Successful candidates will then be taken through to a final interview on Friday 8th February. Parking on-site will be available
  • Prior to application, candidates should contact the school to arrange a tour of the school with the current Headteacher

To arrange a tour with Mr Cramer, the current Headteacher, please contact the Headteacher’s PA: Dawn Druce, 0208 747 7802, ddruce@greenford.ealing.sch.uk

Greenford High School, Lady Margaret Road, Southall, Middlesex. UB1 2GU

Application packs are available from the school website www.greenford.ealing.sch.uk and should be returned to Dawn Druce at jobs@greenford.ealing.sch.uk